Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

By Moses Mugugunyeki Working under the wings of seasoned artistes could have refined jazz musician Norman Masamba, aka SaMasamba, into the gem he is today. The South Africa-based ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO UNITED KINGDOM-BASED Zimbabwean gospel singer Lewis Ngara says being nominated for the Zimbabwe Community News Awards in the Outstanding Male Gospel Singer (United Kingdom) category ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI SOUTH AFRICA-BASED award-winning Zimbabwean producer Monalisa Chisango said there was need to support the local film industry as it had the potential to create jobs ...

BETWEEN THE LINES:PHILLIP CHIDAVAENZI Title: Undaunted Author: Tafadzwa Mahachi Publisher: Royalty Books (2020) ISBN: 979-862862-463-0 UNDAUNTED tells the story of a young man in a quest to establish ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI  SOUTH AFRICA-BASED Zimbabwean rapper and producer Titus “Mc Tytoh” Marume through his song titled Mbuya Nehanda has warned youths that they will likely inherit ruins ...
Lift lockdown in phases

BY THOMAS CHIDAMBA THE outbreak of COVID-19 virus has derailed an ambitious project meant to conscientise communities to support traditional music and dance spearheaded by Dzepamvura Mbira Arts ...

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA FOR decades local filmmakers and stakeholders have tried hard to come up with different productions for both big and small screens in a bid to ...

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA TODAY marks the second anniversary of one of Africa’s most renowned artistes, Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi. The internationally acclaimed Tuku, succumbed to diabetes at the age ...

BY MIRIAM MANGWAYA CONVICTED Chillspot Records duo of Arnold “Fantan” Kamudyariwa and DJ Levels (real name Tafadzwa Kadzimwe) along with show promoter Simbarashe “Dhama” Chanachimwe were yesterday granted ...

BY AMANDA GORMAN When day comes, we ask ourselves where can we find light in this never-ending shade? The loss we carry, a sea we must wade. We ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI MULTI-AWARD-WINNING Zimbabwean rapper Asaph is among the continent’s top artistes vying for this year’s edition of the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) to be held ...

In an attempt to terminate his chances of getting the virus, Arnold Schwarzenegger received the COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday. The former governor of California tweeted a video of ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO RISING gospel singer and songwriter Everton Mlalazi has engaged the services of South Africa’s songbird and former Joyous Celebration member Xolly Mncwango in an effort ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI RENOWNED Zimbabwean musicians Vusa Mkhaya and Sani Makhalima have made it to the Hala Africa Top 20 music show hosted on a Swaziland’s online radio ...

On January 20, 2021, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be sworn in as the President and Vice President of the United States of America. For the monumental ...

BY LIFE & STYLE REPORTER NATIONAL Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) have partnered the Piton International Film Festival (PIFF) to launch the year-long PIFF Africa 2021 initiative that ...

BY ADMIRE JAMU-MLAMBO LEGENDARY singer Jonah Moyo  has been appointed instrument instructor in the Performing and Visual Arts department at the Great Zimbabwe University (GZU) in Masvingo. Moyo, ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO CELEBRATED gospel musician Minister Michael Mahendere (pictured) continues to be rewarded for his prowess in the competitive music industry after he recently scooped the International ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI SHANGANO Arts Trust in collaboration with female poets from Matabeleland North are working on a women’s project aimed at valuing and conserving water as part ...

US music producer Phil Spector has died at the age of 81, while serving a prison sentence for murder. Spector, who transformed pop with his “wall of sound” ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO CENTENARY-BASED up-and-coming gospel singer Stanley Togara  says his mission was to draw the world closer to the Creator through music laden with social commentary. As ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO IN an effort to support emerging artists across the country, local independent contemporary artist-led gallery and educational space, First Floor Gallery Harare (FFGH), recently opened ...

Users in North America say the app has blocked them from sharing content displeasing to Chinese authorities. Some support Trump’s ban effort, which will be the subject of ...

BY ADMIRE JAMU-MLAMBO FORGOTTEN yesteryear sungura singer Rangarirai Sagombeto , who was part of R&K African Sounds, is set to end a 10-year sabbatical with the release of ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI BULAWAYO arts sector through the National Art Gallery of Zimbabwe in the city is refusing to bow down to the second COVID-19-induced lockdown as it ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI BULAWAYO artistes Brykel Ndlovu and Thembani Mpala have combined forces for the recently launched iZinjaTropaz musical project aimed at bringing Bulawayo artistes together to increase ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO GWANDA-BASED house and Amapiano musician Thembinkosi “Master Zhoe” Zhou has said working with veteran sungura artistes Nicholas “Madzibaba” Zakaria, whom he featured on his fifth ...

BY MOSES MUGUGUNYEKI BUDDING writers in rural communities of Zvishavane got a shot in the arm in their bid to get more resources and reach bigger audiences through ...

BY MOSES MUGUGUNYEKI AFRO-FUSION musician Sasha “Amadhuve” Lishomwa claims that one of her songs she wanted to release two years ago predicted that the world would suffer from ...

BY MOSES MUGUGUNYEKI A TALE of two Nicholases! Forgotten musician and one of the pioneers of urban grooves music Nicholas Somerai has teamed up with sungura musician Nicholas ...